Hopscotch, Horseshoes & Jack Stones
National Museum of Ireland - Country Life
NMI - Country Life, Co. Mayo
20 August, 2pm - 3:30pm
Author & Sunday Independent journalist, Declan Lynch talks about the famous 1975 Athlone Town vs AC Milan soccer match. Pre-booking is essential.
Author and Sunday Independent journalist Declan Lynch focuses on one of the most popular Irish pastimes, when he talks about the famous 1975 Athlone Town vs AC Milan soccer match. Declan will share his own memories of following Athlone Town with his father, Frank Lynch, and of the day of the match itself. He will also explore the reasons why people were so fascinated by the match at the time above so many other such David-and-Goliath games, and why that fascination still endures.